The multi-layered Transfiguration event reveals at least three very important things: (1) how to read the Bible, (2) how to think about God and (3) the divinity and humanity of Christ. This is one of the most important texts in the New Testament.
The Transfiguration is one of the most important texts in our New Testament. It gives us a hermeneutic (a way to approach Scripture) that is very often overlooked. It also reveals three ways that we live "behind a veil" that keeps us from being transformed into the image of Jesus.